Monthly Archive: January 2011

Nothing to Crow about

Posted on January 31, 2011

So Bob Crow has joined the growing swell of celebrities and politicians expressing concerns that their phone has been hacked.  Well I suppose even union leaders need to make sure they stay firmly in the public eye. And let's face it, you’re nothing.. >>> more

The Village: Switched on or tuned out?

Posted on January 30, 2011

I recently travelled back from Saffron Walden on a bus packed with schoolchildren. Each child was locked in their own private world either listening to their iPod, texting on their mobile phone or playing the latest computer game.
The passenger.. >>> more

I've cheated on my hairdresser

Posted on January 27, 2011

Have you ever strayed from your regular hairdresser only to find you’d made a huge mistake? Were you wracked by guilt? Did you immediately slink back and beg forgiveness or did you decide to tough it out for a while with your new ‘find’ in the vain.. >>> more

Motherhood and freedom

Posted on January 25, 2011

My niece has recently had a baby.  She’s 19 and didn’t plan on having a child so young but her seamless transition from clubber to mother has astounded us all. She is determined to continue her education and build a career but hasn’t yet figured out.. >>> more

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This is your captain speaking

Posted on August 30, 2018

We were flying Ryanair from Stansted Airport. 



We were.. >>> more

Let the wind blow high, let the wind blow low

Posted on June 27, 2018

I spent last week on the island of Skye. It was lovely, apart from the wind... >>> more

Thirty minus one

Posted on April 29, 2018

Thirty years married. How could it have slipped our.. >>> more